(Washington Times) Moviegoers in the United Arab Emirates saw the screen turn black as frazzled officials broke up the screening of Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s latest action flick after a character was heard cursing in Arabic in the movie.

The National, a state-backed newspaper, reported Monday that the Dubai Media Council asked theaters in the Emirates to halt the screening of the “Escape Plan.”

Authorities quickly censored the profane words out of the film, and the revised version was back in theaters within hours.

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